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Bluto

Bluto

Bluto (also known as Brutus) is a cartoon and comics character created in 1932 by Elzie Crisler Segar as a one-time character, named "Bluto the Terrible", in his Thimble Theatre comic strip (later renamed Popeye). Bluto made his first appearance September 12 of that year. Fleischer Studios adapted him the next year (1933) to be the main antagonist of their theatrical Popeye animated cartoon series.Bluto is a large, bearded, muscle-bound fellow who serves as Popeye's nemesis and arch-rival for...
Oi to the World!

Oi to the World!

Oi to the World! is a Christmas album by the southern California punk rock band The Vandals. It was released in 1996 by their label Kung Fu Records, who also re-released it in 2000 with altered artwork and a bonus track. It was the band's sixth full-length studio album and presented holiday-themed songs written and performed with the tongue-in-cheek humor for which the band is known.Because Kung Fu Records itself had been formed in 1996 and was at this point still a small label, the original ...
Ilie Cebanu

Ilie Cebanu

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 August 2016.Ilie Cebanu (born 29 December 1986 in Chişinău) is a Moldovan footballer who currently plays for Russian side FC Mordovia Saransk as goalkeeper.
Cheltenham High Street Halt railway station

Cheltenham High Street Halt railway station

Cheltenham High Street Halt was a railway station on the Great Western Railway's Honeybourne Line between Cheltenham and Birmingham via Stratford-upon-Avon. It opened on 1 October 1908 and closed on 30 April 1917 due to the First World War, never to be reopened.Situated on top of an embankment, the halt was a late addition to a site upon which something much larger and grander had originally been planned but was never built, to wit, Townsend Street Station, whose ornate facade would have occu...
World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Cup 2011

World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Cup 2011

April 8–9, 2011 - No-Gi TournamentWorld Professional Jiu-Jitsu Cup 2011 is a third annual installment of the largest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu event in the world, with combined prize fund of one million US dollars.No female no-gi category.The athletes will be ranked according to their participation at various stages of the World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Cup since 2009. The first four athletes in the ranking will go straight to the quarterfinals of the main event, while the fifth-to eighth-place compe...
Relax–GAM

Relax–GAM

Relax–GAM Fuenlabrada (UCI Code: REG) was a professional cycling team based in Spain and participated in UCI Europe Tour and when selected as a wildcard to UCI ProTour events.In 2006, Relax-Gam received a wild card invitation from the organisers to participate in the Vuelta a España. For the 2007 season, Relax have signed Francisco Mancebo and Santiago Pérez to lead the team.As of May 28, 2007.
Sardor Rashidov

Sardor Rashidov

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 May 2016.Sardor Rashidov (Uzbek Cyrillic: Сардор Рашидов Ихтиёрович; born 14 June 1991) is an Uzbek international footballer who plays for El Jaish SC and the Uzbekistan national team as a striker. After joining El Jaish, Rashidov gained nickname CR10 (Сардор Rashidov) among football fans due to his shirt number and playing styleRashidov plays for Bunyodkor since 2010. In 2014 he scored totally 15 goa...

Hal Willner

Hal Willner (born 1957, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American music producer working in recording, films, TV and live events. He is best known for assembling tribute albums and events featuring a wide variety of artists and musical styles (jazz, classical, rock, Tin Pan Alley). His first tribute album was Amarcord Nino Rota in 1981.In the late 1970s he worked under record producer Joel Dorn, credited as Associate Producer on Leon Redbone's albums Double Time and Champagne Charlie, and Th...
Román Ramos

Román Ramos

Román Ramos Álvaro (born 6 January 1991) is a Spanish motorcycle racer. He currently competes in the Superbike World Championship aboard a Kawasaki ZX-10R. He has also competed in the Moto2 World Championship, the CEV Supersport Championship, the Spanish Kawasaki Ninja Cup (which he won in 2007), and the CEV Moto2 Championship, which he won in 2013; in the same year he also won the European Supersport title.(key)* Season still in progress.
The View from the Bottom

The View from the Bottom

The View from the Bottom is the fifth studio album by the American rock band Lit, released on June 19, 2012 through Megaforce Records. It is the band's first new album in eight years, since the release of their self-titled album in 2004. It also marks the first album with Nathan Walker on drums, replacing the late Allen Shellenberger, who died from cancer in 2009, and second guitarist Ryan Gillmor, making it the first time the band has recorded as a five-piece.After the band put out their fou...
György Dózsa

György Dózsa

György Dózsa (or György Székely, Romanian: Gheorghe Doja; 1470 – 20 July 1514) was a Székely man-at-arms (and by some accounts, a nobleman) from Transylvania, Kingdom of Hungary who led a peasants' revolt against the kingdom's landed nobility. He was eventually caught, tortured, and executed along with his followers, and remembered as both a Christian martyr and a dangerous criminal. During the reign of king Vladislas II of Hungary (1490–1516), royal power declined in favour of the magnates, ...
Carrick, California

Carrick, California

Carrick is a census-designated place (CDP) in Siskiyou County, California, United States. The population was 131 at the 2010 census, down from 156 at the 2000 census. Carrick is located just outside the town of Weed, uses Weed in its mailing addresses and is generally viewed by locals as a neighborhood of Weed, though located outside of the city proper. On September 15, 2014, Carrick was under mandatory evacuation order due to a forest fire.Carrick is located at 41°26′46″N 122°21′48″W / 41....
Anyang County

Anyang County

Anyang County is a county of Henan, China. It is under the administration of Anyang city.Coordinates: 36°05′01″N 114°21′07″E / 36.0836°N 114.352°E / 36.0836; 114.352
Taft Coliseum

Taft Coliseum

The Taft Coliseum is a 5,003-permanent seat multi-purpose arena located at the Ohio Expo Center and State Fairground in Columbus, Ohio. It opened in 1918. Nicknamed "The Barn," the Coliseum has become a legendary and traditional High School Basketball venue. It continues to be home to the OHSAA central district and regional playoffs in boys' High School hoops. During each fall and winter the Coliseum is also home to CAHA youth hockey. It was also once home to the Ohio State University men's b...
2008 in Indonesia

2008 in Indonesia

Events from the year 2008 in Indonesia
Stahl Hennigsdorf Rugby

Stahl Hennigsdorf Rugby

The Stahl Hennigsdorf Rugby is a German rugby union club from Hennigsdorf, currently playing in the tier-four Regionalliga East B. The team is part of a larger club, the Stahl Hennigsdorf, which also offers other sports like volleyball, table tennis and boxing.The club, located in former East Germany, was the most successful rugby team in the country, having won 27 national championships from 1952 to 1990, when the last championship was held.The term Stahl is the German word for steel and ref...

James B. Stewart

James Bennett Stewart (born c. 1952) is an American lawyer, journalist, and author.Stewart was born in Quincy, Illinois. He graduated from DePauw University and Harvard Law School, and is a member of the Bar of New York and Bloomberg Professor of Business and Economic Journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He is a former associate at New York law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore, which he left in 1979 to become executive editor of the American Lawyer magazine. He...
Sciota, Illinois

Sciota, Illinois

Sciota /saɪˈoʊdə/ is a village in McDonough County, Illinois, United States. The population was 61 at the 2010 census.Sciota is located at 40°33′39″N 90°45′06″W / 40.56083°N 90.75167°W / 40.56083; -90.75167Coordinates: 40°33′39″N 90°45′06″W / 40.56083°N 90.75167°W / 40.56083; -90.75167 (40.5608731, -90.7517996) at an elevation of 758 ft (231 m). According to the 2010 census, Sciota has a total area of 0.32 square miles (0.83 km), all land.The village of Sciota lies in an area ...

Ejay Falcon

Ejay Lasap Falcon (born November 21, 1989) is a Filipino model and actor who is currently a contract artist of ABS-CBN and the winner of Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition Plus. Falcon is of mixed ethnic background, as his biological father is of French descent, and his mother, a native of Province of Mindoro, Philippines.According to the PBBTEP site, Falcon's mother left his family in Mindoro when he was little and they never heard anything from her for a long time so at the age of 15, he went ...

1977 Stanley Cup Finals

The 1977 Stanley Cup Final championship series was contested by the Boston Bruins and the defending champion Montreal Canadiens. The Bruins were making their first appearance in the final series since their loss in the 1974 final. The Canadiens would win the best-of-seven series four games to none, to win their second straight Stanley Cup.Montreal defeated the St. Louis Blues 4–0 and the New York Islanders 4–2 to advance to the final.Boston defeated the Los Angeles Kings 4–2 and the Philadelp...
Miztec (schooner barge)

Miztec (schooner barge)

777.10 Gross Register TonnageThe Miztec was built as a 3-masted schooner in 1890. She was later converted to a barge and served as a consort for lumber hookers on the Great Lakes. She escaped destruction in a severe 1919 storm that sank her longtime companion, the SS Myron, only to sink on the traditional day of bad luck, Friday the 13th, 1921, with the loss of all hands. She came to rest on Lake Superior’s bottom off Whitefish Point near the Myron.The Miztec’s wreck was illegally salvaged in...
System on a chip

System on a chip

A system on a chip or system on chip (SoC or SOC) is an integrated circuit (IC) that integrates all components of a computer or other electronic system into a single chip. It may contain digital, analog, mixed-signal, and often radio-frequency functions—all on a single chip substrate. SoCs are very common in the mobile electronics market because of their low power consumption. A typical application is in the area of embedded systems.The contrast with a microcontroller is one of degree. Microc...

Pace-Finletter MOU 1952

On 4 November 1952, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between United States Air Force Secretary Thomas K. Finletter and United States Army Secretary Frank Pace that removed the weight restrictions on helicopters that the U.S. Army could use. It also widened the range of tasks the Army's helicopters could be used for. However, it also created an arbitrary 5,000 pound weight restriction that limits the Army's ability to fly fixed-wing aircraft. As a result, the U.S. Army today is d...
United States presidential election in Virginia, 1980

United States presidential election in Virginia, 1980

Jimmy CarterDemocraticRonald ReaganRepublicanThe 1980 United States presidential election in Virginia took place on November 4, 1980. All 50 states and the District of Columbia, were part of the 1980 United States presidential election. Virginia voters chose 12 electors to the Electoral College, which selected the President and Vice President of the United States.Virginia was won by former California Governor Ronald Reagan of California with 53.03% of the vote, who was running against incumbe...
All the Pretty Horses (film)

All the Pretty Horses (film)

All the Pretty Horses is a 2000 American romance western film, directed by Billy Bob Thornton and based on the novel of the same name by author Cormac McCarthy. It stars Matt Damon as John Grady Cole, the main male character, and Penélope Cruz as Alejandra Villarreal, the main female character. The film received mostly negative reviews and grossed only $18 million worldwide, against a $57 million budget.In 1949, young cowboy John Grady Cole's maternal grandfather dies. John had grown up on hi...
Grid-leak detector

Grid-leak detector

A grid-leak detector is a thermionic valve (UK, Australia, NZ etc.), or vacuum tube (USA), circuit used in older vacuum tube AM radio receivers, which served as a combination amplifier and detector (rectifier) to extract the audio signal from the modulated radio frequency signal. The tube used a grid leak circuit to generate the DC grid bias voltage necessary for proper operation from grid current that occurs in all vacuum tubes due to electrons attracted to the grid during the positive part ...
Cornelius, North Carolina

Cornelius, North Carolina

Cornelius is a lakeside town located along Lake Norman in northern Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 24,866 at the 2010 census.Potts Plantation was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.Cornelius is located along Lake Norman in northern Mecklenburg County. The town is approximately located at 35°28′44″N 80°53′04″W / 35.478954°N 80.884532°W / 35.478954; -80.884532 (35.478954, -80.884532).According to the United States Census Bureau, t...
Beechcraft MQM-107 Streaker

Beechcraft MQM-107 Streaker

The MQM-107 Streaker is a reusable, turbojet powered, target towing drone primarily used by the United States Army and the United States Air Force for testing and training. The US Army uses the drone for testing various surface-to-air missile systems such as the FIM-92 Stinger and the MIM-104 Patriot. The USAF uses them in practice engagements for their air-to-air missiles like the AIM-9 Sidewinder and the AIM-120 AMRAAM.The MQM-107 was originally developed by Beech Aircraft for the United St...
Léon Livinhac

Léon Livinhac

Léon-Antoine-Augustin-Siméon Livinhac (13 July 1846 - 12 November 1922) was a Catholic priest who established the church in what is modern Uganda and became head of the White Fathers (Society of the Missionaries of Africa). He oversaw a major expansion of the missionary society that coincided with the European colonial annexation of most of Africa.Léon Livinhac was born on 13 July 1846 in the parish of Buzeins, in the Aveyron department of the south of France, one of three children of a farme...
Brazil–France relations

Brazil–France relations

Brazil–France relations refers to bilateral relations between Brazil and France. Brazil has an embassy in Paris, whilst France has an embassy in Brasilia.The two countries are committed to strengthening their bilateral cooperation in the areas for which working groups have been created: nuclear energy, renewable energies, defence technologies, technological innovation, joint cooperation in African countries and space technologies, medicines and the environment.France and Brazil entered a form...
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